This page presents the geographical name data for Shoemake Nunatak in Antarctica, as supplied by the US military intelligence in electronic format, including the geographic coordinates and place name in various forms, latin, roman and native characters, and its location in its respective country's administrative division.
Feature Name (see definition): Shoemake Nunatak
Feature Class (see definition): Summit
Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)
Feature ID (see definition): 13762
Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
75° 33' 00" S
Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
140° 05' 00" W
Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -75.55
Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -140.0833333
Elevation (see definition): No data
Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1972
Description (see definition): A nunatak immediately west of Billey Bluff at the southwest end of the Ickes Mountains, coastal Marie Byrd Land. The nunatak was photographed from aircraft of the U.S. Antarctic Service (USAS), 1939-41, and was mapped by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) from surveys and U.S. Navy aerial photography, 1959-65. Named by Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN) for John L. Shoemake, aerographer, U.S. Navy (USN), weather observer at Brockton Station on the Ross Ice Shelf during two summer seasons, 1968-69 and 1969-70.
Date Created (see definition): No data
Date Edited (see definition): No data